Changing wiper bladesChanging wiper blades  - Windscreen wipers - Lights and vision - Controls - Audi A5 Owner's Manual - Audi A5

Good wiper blades are essential for clear vision.

Removing the wiper blades
Removing the wiper blades

Taking off the wiper blade

Ц Set the wipers to the service position.
Ц Lift the wiper arm away from the glass.
Ц Press the release button 1 on the wiper blade.

Hold the wiper blade firmly and press it forwards slightly 2.

Ц Slide the wiper blade upwards 3.

Fitting the wiper blade

Ц Fit the new wiper blade into the mounting on the wiper arm 4. You should hear it engage in the wiper arm.
Ц Fold the wiper arm back down onto the glass.

Х To prevent smearing on the glass, the wiper blades should be cleaned regularly WARNING

Х To prevent smearing on the glass, the wiper blades should be cleaned regularly using a window cleaner solution. If the wiper blades are very dirty (insects etc.), they should be cleaned using a sponge or cloth Ц bad visibility can cause accidents.
Х For safety, the wiper blades should be changed once or twice a year.

The windscreen wipers must be in the service position when replacing Caution

The windscreen wipers must be in the service position when replacing the blades! Otherwise the wiper motor or the paintwork on the bonnet may be damaged.